Nonresidents' investments in Israel, and Israelis' investments abroad in April 2014
Nonresidents' investments in Israel, and Israelis' investments abroad in April 2014.
Nonresidents’ redemption of Israeli government bonds traded abroad
Bonds and makam: In April, nonresidents invested about $180 million, net, in government bonds traded in Tel Aviv, further to net investment of about $100 million in March.
Nonresidents redeemed about $460 million in government bonds traded abroad.
Investments in Israeli shares: In April, nonresidents invested about $90 million, net, in shares on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE). In parallel, nonresidents invested about $110 million, net, in Israeli shares traded abroad.
Nonresidents' direct investment in Israel: Nonresidents' direct investment in Israel via the banking system totaled about $520 million in April, distributed among various industries.
Continued investments by institutional investors and households in foreign securities
In April, the business sector, households, and institutional investors invested about $970 million, combined, in financial investments (stocks and bonds) abroad.
Shares: In April, the business sector invested about $260 million, net, in foreign shares traded abroad, while institutional investors and households invested about $280 million, net, combined.
Bonds: In April, Israeli residents invested about $420 million, net, in bonds traded abroad, of which about $180 million were by institutional investors. At the same time, households invested about $150 million, net, and the business sector invested about $90 million, net.
Direct investments abroad: In April, there was minor activity by Israeli residents in direct investment abroad.